Insight: Capitalise on the demand for serviced offices to rent in Bristol






The number of serviced office operators circling Bristol is testament to the city’s credentials as an elite business location. Bristol city centre has already seen record annual take-up from serviced office operators, according to Lambert Smith Hampton’s South West & Wales Office Market Report 2019, with the latter half of 2019 yet to be accounted …

Spotlight on commercial property to rent and buy in Hampshire






New developments are fuelling interest in the commercial property market in Hampshire with agents expecting strong demand for the units. Construction of Oceanic Estates’ new business park at Adanac Park in Nursling, Southampton is well underway. The letting agents Keygrove Chartered Surveyors and Lambert Smith Hampton are offering 17 new business units to lease ranging …

Reaping the rewards – turning barns into business homes






Renting farm buildings to businesses is one of the most popular and successful forms of diversification for farmers as rural enterprises are growing. Converting barns into commercial units brings in an added revenue stream to ensure the strength and success of modern farming. Change of use of traditional agricultural buildings to offices, shops, storage and …

Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) – what they are and what do they mean for you?






What is an EPC? An Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) certifies how energy efficient a property/building is. What is the legislation? All properties, commercial and domestic, must have this type of survey done to find how energy efficient the building is. Landlords need an EPC when they are selling or letting the building. The legislation came …

Boom time for renting commercial property across the East Midlands






The crooked spire of Chesterfield is a remarkable landmark. The market town has also seen an incredible surge in interest in commercial units to rent over the past year, according to Boxpod data. Looking at the East Midlands region as a whole, comparing, 2017 vs 2018, Boxpod saw an increase in property views of 171%. …

First Person: A landlord’s perspective on retailing today






Boxpod founder and MD Nick Marlow shares his journey from retailer to commercial property landlord, offering an action plan to reignite our high streets. His views literally are from both sides of the fence. For the past 50 years retailing has been a major part of our economy, bringing together the manufacturing industry and service sectors. …

Working together in business






It’s all about flexibility these days! Flexible leases, flexible workspace, flexible working, flexible repayment terms, and even yoga and pilates for flexible people! This all-round agility is helping Britain’s small businesses thrive during these challenging economic and political times. Boxpod is witnessing the positive benefits of landlords and businesses working together and offers both parties …